KTH0128 (Glass Crucible?) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Logical part of
Threpsiades Inventoried Objects
Typological identification
Glass (Artifact Category)
Description
Fragment of brick-like terracotta with one slightly concave surface coated with thin layer of glass (Th. 0.003 m). Remains of glass crucible? tubular channels? Cf. KTH108a-e, KTH110a-c, KTH150, KTH212, KTH2116.
Fabric description
Small, brittle light buff sherd, apparently overheated, with small pebble incorporated into one broken surface. One broad yellowish surface slightly concave with a thin layer of dark greenish brown glass adhering (PMS 445C). Light craqueleur on the glassy layer, with a few small bubble holes (rapidly cooled).
Label or tag text
Τομέας Α | Στρώμα 2 | ΝΔ γωνία κτιρίου | Κομμάτι τούβλου με γυαλί
Other number or identifier
153
Preservation comment
One fragment broken on all sides, roughly rectangular. Slight, sparse abrasion; scattered traces of encrustation.
Preserved length
0.046
Preserved width
0.034
Thickness
0.015
Material
Ceramic (Material)
Material
Glass (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“KTH0128 (Glass Crucible?).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <http://kenchreai.org/kth/kth0128>